‘Out Of Control’ STDs Found In New York State Than Most Of America
You are more likely to get a sexually transmitted disease living in New York State than in most of the United States.
There's a big chance you'll end up with an STD living in the Big Apple.
New York State Has More STDs Than Most Of the United States
More STDs Found In New York State Than Most Of America
Backgroundchecks.org used data the most recent data available from the CDC’s Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance to determine its rankings.
David Harvey, the Executive Director for the National Coalition of STD Directors told NY1 the STD situation in New York is "out of control."
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Best Ways To Prevent STDs In New York State
Hudson Valley Post researched the best ways to protect yourself from an STD, according to the CDC
The top way is to not have any sex.
"The surest way to protect yourself against STDs is to not have sex. That means not having any vaginal, anal, or oral sex (“abstinence”)," the CDC states.
If you do decide to have sex, you and your partner should get tested for STDs before and always use a condom.
"Make sure that you and your partner use a condom from start to finish every time you have oral, anal, or vaginal sex," the CDC adds.
Top 5 States In Terms Of STDs
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4) New York
5) South Carolina
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49) New Hampshire
Vermont was deemed the safest state in terms of STDs